Today in Pics: Chemical waste flowing into Sabarmati river
Chemical waste from Vatva GIDC flows into Sabarmati river near Shastri bridge in Ahmedabad. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
Youth Congress member burns Gujarat CM Narendra Modi's effigy in his constituency Maninagar to protest against water crisis faced in Ahmedabad. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
Expressing concern over violence against women, Congress President Sonia Gandhi today made a strong pitch for a proactive society to create a safe environment for them. "We have been shocked by the violence that girls and women encounter on the street and even in their homes," Gandhi said after laying the foundation stone for a girls hostel on the Jamia Milia Islamia University campus. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on May 13 launched a luxury tourist boat 'Matsyakanya Naba Ahalya' near Millenium Park on Ganga River in Kolkata.
The West Bengal Chief Minister was joined by several Tollywod celebrities. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Actress Raima Sen, who will be seen in the Bengali version of Charlie's Angels – Ami Aar Amar Girlfriend - joined Mamata Banerjee for a boat ride. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Mamata Banerjee interacts with Bengali actor Soham Chakraborty as Raima Sen smiles. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Ahead: A day at the Delhi zoo
Authorities at the Delhi Zoo have installed coolers and fans for the animals in all enclosures to keep themselves cool during summers. A herd of deer playing under shade at the National Zoological Park in New Delhi. (IE Photo: Deepak Shijagurumayum)
The animals are also being given a bath at least twice a day. An alligator rests in his pool at the zoo. (IE Photo: Raunak Dave)
Some enclosures of larger animals and birds are being filled with water to allow them to soak. A duck quenches her thirst from a puddle. (IE Photo: Raunak Dave)
The animals are being fed seasonal fruits like watermelons and cucumbers.
A monkey enjoys afternoon snack at the Delhi Zoo. (IE Photo: Raunak Dave)
The Delhi Zoo attracts around 10,000 visitors including foreigners on weekends and holidays. Two deer have some fun in shade. (IE Photo: Deepak Shijagurumayum)
Lion Tailed Macaque Monkey chewing cane at the Delhi zoo. (IE Photo: Deepak Shijagurumayum)